Life K-pop band BTS announces new album By weekster Posted on January 9, 2020 56 second read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ K-pop sensation BTS has announced the next album. Map of the Soul: 7, as the album is called, will be released on February 21. The South Korean boy band announced this on Twitter on Tuesday. Pre-orders for the album start on January 9. It is the first album of the group since Map of the Soul: Persona, which was released in 2019. For that album, the group worked together with Halsey and Ed Sheeran, among others. The album was a huge success and topped the charts in several countries.